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Peter Adams
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Birth: 1771
Death: Jun. 7, 1813
Halifax
Nova Scotia, Canada

Boatswain
USS Chesapeake

War of 1812

Prisoner of war on Melville Island
Cause of death: wounds

"The Capture of USS Chesapeake, or the Battle of Boston Harbor, was fought on 1 June 1813, between HMS Shannon and the USS Chesapeake, as part of the War of 1812. Shannon won the battle, and Chesapeake was captured, in a pitched battle in which over 80 men were killed....Chesapeake and her crew were taken to Halifax, Nova Scotia where the sailors were imprisoned; the ship was repaired and taken into service by the Royal Navy." from Capture of USS Chesapeake, en.wikipedia.org
 
 
Burial:
Deadman's Island Cemetery
Halifax
Halifax County
Nova Scotia, Canada
 
Created by: Anonymous
Record added: Oct 04, 2011
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Peter Adams
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Peter Adams
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Peter Adams
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- Rubbings
 Added: Aug. 3, 2012

- Kathleen Fleury Bilbrey
 Added: Feb. 3, 2012
Adams, Peter.Boatswain, 25 August, 1809. Killed in action 1 June, 1813.
- Rubbings
 Added: Jan. 31, 2012
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